Letter: T-S AS 152.17

Letter T-S AS 152.17



Letter from a Byzantine woman named Irini and her sister Kali. In Hebrew. Written in a crude hand. "Come before... and if there is no intention to... come... and we will see... I adjure you by the Creator of All that you write with the [...].... From me, Irini, and my sister Kali." On verso: "...and your reward will be from heaven." Information in part from Outhwaite, "Byzantium and Byzantines in the Cairo Genizah." Dating: Perhaps early 11th century (AA).